The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one